New Master’s programme in Social Entrepreneurship

Higher School of Economics launches professional retraining programme ‘Master of Management in Social Entrepreneurship

11 January 2022

The programme ‘Master of Management in Social Entrepreneurship – social innovations and entrepreneurship’ is aimed at social entrepreneurs and NGO (CSO) managers and employees who are striving to increase the sustainability of their work, and at representatives of small and medium-sized businesses hoping to gain experience in the social sector and implement social entrepreneurship projects.

The programme was devised and developed by the Higher School of Economics’ Centre for Studies of Civil Society and the Nonprofit Sector together with the Our Future foundation for regional social projects.

The programme includes:

  • Training of practical skills for developing and managing social entrepreneurship projects, including the trainee’s own projects;
  • Education on the possibilities to develop social innovations as one of the means to solve societal issues;
  • Education on the particularities and resources of developing businesses in the social sector;
  • Education on the fundamentals and particularities of marketing and PR policies in social entrepreneurship;
  • Hands on experience of social entrepreneurship;
  • Development of leadership, management and communication skills.

The Our Future foundation will offer 14 programme participants interest-free loans amounting to the cost of the programme, to be paid back within 5 years.

The course starts on 12 February and lasts for 12 months. The course is taught face-to-face and is structured into modules, with home assignments to be completed in between modules. Each module lasts 7 days.

Lessons will be from 9am to 6pm at the following address: 20, Myasnitskaya ulitsa, Moscow.

Successful graduates of the programme will receive a Higher School of Economics’ Master’s degree in Management of Social Entrepreneurship.

Find out more about the programme and its terms and conditions on the university’s website.


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